The Aggies and Matadors are set to face off at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. The Matadors will host the game at Premier America Credit Union in Northridge, CA. The odds for this Big West conference game currently have CSUN as the -1 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 149 points.

UC DAVIS AGGIES VS CSUN MATADORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: CSUN Matadors -1

This game will be played at Premier America Credit Union at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE CSUN MATADORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Matadors.
  • Not only will CSUN pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for UC Davis?

As they head into their 27th game of the season, UC Davis will face CSUN with a record of 15-11. The Aggies have a 5-5 record on the road and an 8-6 record overall. UC Davis’ record against the spread thus far is 12-12 heading into today’s game. Over their last five games, the team is 1-4 vs. the spread.

UC Davis comes in with an over/under record of 10-14-0 through 26 games, with their games averaging a combined 139.5 points per game so far. The Aggies’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 145 points per game.

Most recently, the UC Davis offense finished with just 61 points vs. UC Riverside. For the game, they hit 4/19 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 44.4%. On the offensive front, the Aggies have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 232nd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 232nd in terms of percentage and 221st in three-pointers made.

At present, the Aggies’ defense is nationally ranked 75th, allowing 67.8 points per game. So far, the UC Davis defense is giving up an average of 8.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.6 times per game (691st).

Can CSUN Pull Off a Home Win?

Today, the Matadors will be facing UC Davis with a 17-10 record. So far this season, all of CSUN’s games have been played on the road. CSUN has a winning record against the spread at 18-7. In their last ten games, CSUN has gone 4-1 vs. the spread.

CSUN’s games have, on average, featured 149.2 points per game leading to an over/under record of 11-13-1. Their average over/under line is currently 149.1 points so far. The Matadors’ last five games have finished with a combined 150 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1-1.

Coming off their recent game, the CSUN offense tallied 73 points in a matchup against Long Beach State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.9%, and they made 7 threes. De’Sean Allen-Eikens led the team in scoring, putting up 21 points. Additionally, Dionte Bostick contributed 18 points for the Matadors.

Currently, the Matadors’ defense holds the 207th rank in the nation, allowing 73.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.3 threes per game vs. UC Davis. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.0%.